The Lion's Roar

Lions show out on Senior Day

Lions show out on Senior Day

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

On Senior Day, the Lions basketball team beat the Northwestern State University Demons 69-55. Moses Greenwood, senior forward, led the Lions with 22 points. Jay Ladner, head coach of men's basketball, discussed Greenwood’s performance on the court. “Moses, when he got here, went from an at-the-rim...

Lions are victorious at home

Lions are victorious at home

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

In the ninth Southland Conference game of the season, the men's basketball team landed a victory against Nicholls State University. The Lions finished the game 91-70, setting the overall record to 9-13. Marlain Veal, senior guard and all-time program leader in assists and steals, scored 13 points...

Lions fall at home to Bearkats

Lions fall at home to Bearkats

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

The men's basketball team ended its four-game win streak in a match against Sam Houston State University. The Lions lost 62-52 in the "Jam the Jungle" game. "We didn't do a good job tonight and made too many turnovers on offense," shared Jay Ladner, head coach. "We played great on defense and held...

Practicing to achieve perfection

Practicing to achieve perfection

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

Starting his last season for the men’s basketball team, senior guard Marlain Veal reflected on his time at the university.  “I have learned a lot since playing here at Southeastern,” said Veal. “I learned that patience is key when it comes to basketball and sometimes taking it 50 miles per hour ...

Lions win at home

Lions win at home

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2018

The Lions men's basketball team won its first home game of the season 78-57 against William Carey University. Six Lions players scored in the double digits with Moses Greenwood, a senior forward, and Marlain Veal, a senior guard, leading with 12 points each. Head Coach Jay Ladner discussed the...

Getting ready for the basketball season

Getting ready for the basketball season

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

October 23, 2018

The men's and women's basketball teams looked to raise fan excitement leading to their season openers in November with the 11th annual "Full Court Fest." Both basketball teams took to the court in the University Center on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. The event included games with fan engagement, prizes, free...

Veal displays dunking skills

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 4, 2018

Senior guard Marlain Veal, who stands a little under six feet, displayed his dunking skills in a video he posted to his Twitter. As of today, the video has reached over 170,000 views. The average NBA player stands at about 6'7" according to a 2007-08 NBA player survey, but the height difference has not...